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Empowered Carers is smashing the project’s first year target

2019-09-24T09:08:51+00:00

Our Empowered Carers project smashes its project targets in World Alzheimer’s Month - supporting dozens of carers of people living with dementia in its first year. Empowered Carers is an online one-to-one support programme providing carers with practical advice that will help them and their loved ones to be more able to cope with [...]

Empowered Carers is smashing the project’s first year target2019-09-24T09:08:51+00:00

Empowered Conversations set to showcase to a global audience

2019-09-09T08:14:02+00:00

We are proud Empowered Conversations has been invited to present the theoretical basis of the dementia communication courses at a three-day international conference. Dr Lydia Morris will be speaking at the International Association of Perceptual Control Theory (IAPCT) annual conference on Thursday, September 12 as a result of her expertise in developing interventions based on Perceptual Control Theory [...]

Empowered Conversations set to showcase to a global audience2019-09-09T08:14:02+00:00

Empowered Conversations helps you learn without knowing it!

2019-09-09T07:06:20+00:00

Andrea Tucker is an Operational Team Leader (OTL) who covers a team from Swansea and Gorseinon Ambulance Stations of Non-Emergency Patient Transport Service (NEPTS) within the Welsh Ambulance Service Trust (WAST).  She recently attended an Empowered Conversations course along with her colleagues and here she tells us how she will use what she learnt in [...]

Empowered Conversations helps you learn without knowing it!2019-09-09T07:06:20+00:00

How Ricky Gervais’s new drama got me thinking about me, my dad and dementia

2019-07-23T08:30:47+00:00

Kirsty Day, who cared for her dad, who was diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer’s when she was just 24, is opening up about her relationship with him this Dementia Action Week. The theme of this year’s campaign is having a conversation with a person with dementia – and here she talks about her difficulties [...]

How Ricky Gervais’s new drama got me thinking about me, my dad and dementia2019-07-23T08:30:47+00:00

Manchester City Council give staff time out to support family carers

2019-07-23T07:27:17+00:00

MANCHESTER City Council has become the first in Greater Manchester to allow staff to have time out to attend a carers course to help them improve communications with loved ones living with dementia. The council set up a four-week training course in conjunction with Empowered Conversations – a dementia communications provider that helps people [...]

Manchester City Council give staff time out to support family carers2019-07-23T07:27:17+00:00

How dementia has made our family open up

2019-07-29T10:16:05+00:00

Physiotherapist Clare Tallis has worked alongside people living with dementia in a professional setting on the stroke ward at Wythenshawe Hospital – but it was not until she became a carer for her mum that she realised there was a lot more to learn about communication with a person with dementia – and how [...]

How dementia has made our family open up2019-07-29T10:16:05+00:00

Dr Joy Watson features on The Restaurant That Makes Mistakes

2019-06-27T06:48:55+00:00

We are very proud that Empowered Conversations steering group member and friend of the team, Dr Joy Watson, is featuring in the hit Channel Four show, The Restaurant That Makes Mistakes. The new series is filmed in the UK’s first ever restaurant staffed by people living with dementia - as a way of showing [...]

Dr Joy Watson features on The Restaurant That Makes Mistakes2019-06-27T06:48:55+00:00

Communication Empowerment Framework

2019-06-19T14:13:40+00:00

< back to Library Morris, L.,Mansell, W., Williamson, T., Wray, A. & McEvoy, P. (2018).  Communication Empowerment Framework: An integrative framework to support effective communication and interaction between carers and people living with dementia. Dementia. doi: 10.1177/1471301218805329 https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1471301218805329​

Communication Empowerment Framework2019-06-19T14:13:40+00:00

Empowered Conversations is going global!

2019-06-04T13:24:58+00:00

We are delighted to announce that a member of the Empowered Conversations team has been selected to present our dementia communication skills training, developed in partnership with University of Salford, at an international conference in Berlin. The ninth World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies in July will bring together more than 5000 researchers [...]

Empowered Conversations is going global!2019-06-04T13:24:58+00:00

Empowered Conversations showcased by Alzheimer’s Society

2019-06-04T13:19:52+00:00

We are delighted that Empowered Conversations, the dementia communication training programme developed by Six Degrees and the University of Salford, is set to be showcased at a leading dementia charity’s national conference. The Alzheimer’s Society’s annual conference in London (May 21-22) takes place during Dementia Action Week. Dr Lydia Morris, research fellow from the [...]

Empowered Conversations showcased by Alzheimer’s Society2019-06-04T13:19:52+00:00